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CHAN: Senegal defeats Algeria, lifts trophy

Senegal has won the 2022 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after beating hosts, Algeria 5-4 on penalties in the final match on Saturday February 4, 2023. The keenly contested final of Africa’s home-based stars ended 0-0 in regulation time forcing penalties. Senegal triumphed 5-4 on penalties to be crowned Champions at …

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, struggles, fired Nigeria’s activist posture towards liberation of apartheid Southern Africa – Ambassador Lot Egopija, Consul General in New York

Remark by Ambassador Lot Egopija, Consul General of Nigeria in New York, USA, at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial program at Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, USA on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.  Protocol I consider it a great honour to be invited to this auspicious occasion, …

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What Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela have in common By Ambassador (Dr) Motumisi Tawana, Consul General of South Africa in New York

Excerpts from the Remarks by Ambassador (Dr) Motumisi Tawana, Consul General of South Africa in New York and Chairman, African Consuls General Group (ACGG) at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Event held at Essex County College in collaboration with the ACGG on 24 January 2023.  Protocols Let me …

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Celebrating Ambassador (Professor) Muhammad-Bande, Nigerian diplomat doing Africa proud at UN

News Analysis by Cecilia Ologunagba, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Recently the Reputation Poll International, a leading global reputation firm, released the 2023 list of the 100 most reputable Africans. Fourteen Nigerians made the list, which includes persons from various sectors ranging from governance and leadership; human rights advocacy, religion, …

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African Consuls General in New York for Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial event in New Jersey, Tuesday

Members of the African Consuls General Group of New York, United States of America (USA) will be Guest Speakers at a program being put together to celebrate the iconic civil rights leader,Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Newark, New Jersey on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. The Memorial event, being …

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Nigeria will ultimately become destination for medical tourism – Dabiri-Erewa says of AfreximBank funded Medical Centre 

ABUJA, Jan. 18, 2023: The Nigeria healthcare system will ultimately become a medical hub with a major investment deal coming to the country, through the establishment of the Africa Medical Centre for Excellence (AMCE) by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) stated this …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation announces Somachi Chris-Asoluka as new CEO

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the appointment of Somachi Chris-Asoluka as the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 1, 2023. Chris-Asoluka, who was until her appointment the Director of Partnerships and Communications of the leading philanthropy that is empowering young African entrepreneurs from …

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NEMA receives 105 stranded Nigerians from Chad

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received 105 stranded Nigerians from Chad at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano. Dr Nuradeen Abdullahi, NEMA Coordinator, Kano Territorial Office, made this known while receiving the returnees in Kano. He said that the stranded Nigerians arrived the International Wing of …

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Buhari vows defence of democracy in Africa; Receives highest National Honors Award of Guinea Bissau 

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday reaffirmed the commitment of Nigeria to work with Guinea Bissau and other countries towards sustaining and strengthening democracy and good governance in the sub-region and the entire African continent. President Buhari gave the assurance in the course of a one-day State Visit to the embattled West …

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